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Virtually everyone has seen a backlit portrait of Jesus praying the night He was betrayed. But this Easter, as I read about His last week of His earthly life, something jumped out at me that I hadn’t noticed before. “Every day Jesus taught at the temple, but every evening He went out to spend the night on the Mount of Olives” (Luke 21:37, BSB, emphasis mine)….
What do self-sufficiency and Whack-a-Mole have in common? Another problem pops up just when you think you’ve beat it….
Self-sufficiency is society’s default modus operandi, isn’t it? By nature or nurture, we seem wired to live that model. Yet the Bible tells us to do otherwise….
Sometimes book research takes me to unexpected places—like Tyre. Not there literally, but there in spirit….
The Exodus is full of examples of God’s power and provision. First we saw how He provided manna and quail. Last week was pillars of cloud and fire. This week wraps up this three-part series with promises and peace—the most enduring provisions God made for His people….
Last week we saw how God provided for the Israelites’ physical needs with manna and quail. This week gets even more exciting with God providing a pillar of cloud and fire. Psalm 78:14 (NIV) says, “He guided them with the cloud by day and with light from the fire all night.”…
The Exodus was the seminal event of Israel’s history. Not only was it an astonishing deliverance, but God also made sure it defined His relationship with His chosen people….
Sometimes a defining moment sneaks up on you without warning. But what about the one you can see coming?…